adjective de·pend·able \di-ˈpen-də-bəl\

: able to be trusted to do or provide what is needed : able to be depended on

Full Definition of DEPENDABLE

:  capable of being depended on :  reliable <a dependable source of income>
de·pend·abil·i·ty \-ˌpen-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
de·pend·able·ness noun
de·pend·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of DEPENDABLE

  1. <seeking a dependable person to look after their summer home in the off-season>

First Known Use of DEPENDABLE

DEPENDABILITY Defined for Kids


adjective de·pend·able \di-ˈpen-də-bəl\

Definition of DEPENDABLE for Kids

:  trustworthy, reliable <a dependable car>


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